Keith Gater and Brian Dedman retiring after over 60 years (combined) at Kewell!
By Admin, 19/09/2019
Keith Gater started at Kewell over 40 years ago, when it was only him, Colin and 2 other chaps. The company premises were much more modest then they are today and in so called "cow shed" they only had one tubing machine, one vacuum former and couple of small routers.
Keith is convinced that it is due to his brilliance the company prospered and it is still going strong to this day. Unfortunately all good must come to an end and he said it is time for him to travel the world!
He is leaving us at end of September, a bit earlier than planned as he needs to take care of Lou who is having ...
Successful Quality Management and Environmental Certification ISO 9001, ISO14001
By Admin, 10/09/2019
Kewell converters is not only proud to successfuly renew the Quality Management ISO 9001 certification but also acieving the Environmental Accreditation ISO 14001.
By working closely with our staff, customers and suppliers we continously improve our environmental performance.
We are commited to reduce our consumption of energy and raw materials. Reduce waste and pollution, both locally and in the wider environment.
Well done to everyone at Kewell Converters!
Sue Whittington - Sales Administrator & Customer Care
By Admin, 29/07/2019
We would like to give a warm welcome to our new Sales Administrator Sue Whittington who will be working alongside Angeline, providing customer service support, processing purchase orders and liasing with the production team.
After being self-employed for 16 years Sue has decided to take the plunge back into employment and joined the team in July 2019.
She brings with her various office administration, sales and customer support skills that she has gained throughout her consultancy work.
She is very much looking forward to working in a team again and providing support.
In her free ...
New production power!
By Admin, 07/06/2019
We are delighted to see some positive personnel changes on our shop floor.
First we would like to welcome Jack Pitman, our latest full time recruit as Stores and Production Operator.
Jack is a local man who has started out his working life in Costa and is slowly moving his way through the town down the B2026 to Oxted! We sincerely hope he stays with us for a while as he is showing a bright future already. When not working, Jack enjoys spending time with his family.
We are also proud to see Vasile Fuior progressing and becoming the latest member of the CNC machining team....
Colin Kewell – The Founder of Kewell Converters
By Admin, 07/03/2019
Colin Kewell (Chairman) very sadly passed away on Tuesday 19th February 2019. He was a truly great and inspirational man, and gave Kewell Converters Ltd the foundations and guidance to make it evolve into the business we see today. This a tough time for the family, but we know he would take peace and pride knowing that KCL will continue to grow and prosper even now he has gone.
Colin was the founder of Kewell Converters and dedicated his life to the Foam Plastics industry with huge technical knowledge and enthusiasm for manufacturing with great pride and principles. He died peacefull...
Supporting a very important charity
By Admin, 14/11/2018
Donating to charities is very important to us. This time we chose Ellenor, chartity who cares for families who face terminal illness.
Here is a lovely letter we received and tells you more about this very important charity.
I am writing to express my sincere thanks for your generosity and support. Your donation is already helping thousands of local families facing terminal illness to have the very best care and support possible. By supporting ellenor in this way, you are helping people of all ages – babies, children, adults and their families, to make the most of every s...
Chris Marguet joins the team
By Admin, 08/10/2018
We would like to say a warm welcome to our new member of staff Chris Marguet.
Chris is a highly skilled Chief Engineer having worked in newspaper printing industry previously, maintaining various print presses. Chris's new position as Maintenance Engineer will involve breakdown and plant preventative maintenance, as well as looking after our building and making sure everything runs smoothly in the entire factory.
Chris is also a beater for a local pheasant shooting and enjoys the occasional fly fishing.
Chris’s manager Neil Johnston said: “We are delighted to have someo...
Internal Promotion, Micky Lee - Warehouse Supervisor
By Admin, 14/09/2018
We are excited to announce the promotion of our machine operator Micky Lee.Micky has joined us 6 years ago and ever since he has been a valuable member of Kewell team. Micky's experience grew over the years, he has been taking on more and more responsibilities and new tasks, amongst which was taking the helm of the brand new contour cutter.Micky's new job as Warehouse Supervisor will involve running day to day operations of goods, managing recycling, volumes of materials, overseeing daily deliveries, deadlines and also liaising with administration and higher management.Production manager Ki...
We love to chat!
By Admin, 25/07/2018
Introducing our new chat feature!
This is quick and easy way to get and instant advice about all your foam needs.
With our extensive range of foam we can offer you truly bespoke service and honest advice.
Whether it's a one off exclusive creation or substantial bulk order we would love to discuss all your ideas and designs.
So save your precious time searching the web, let's a have a chat instead!
New KCL Production Team members due to growth
By Admin, 01/09/2017
After successful stints with us temping for the last 3 months, Dave has been selected to become permanent member of the Production Team.
Dave Owen: Dave has joined the Fabrication Team under the watch full eye of Team Leader John. Dave is a keen hobbyist, from metal detecting to Lego and even has a few creepy crawly pets - tarantulas!
We welcome him to the company and help us continuing the amazing growth we have seen over recent months.